Safety Manager

Milaha

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Create bespoke technical procedures, specialist manuals and forms in order to provide the business unit and assigned site(s) documented work procedures and processes, support business continuity, provide continual improvement and operate to international standards in line with client, contractual and legal requirements
  • Evaluate department and business unit and assigned site(s) work processes, performance against objectives, providing transparency, efficiency and financial savings, removing duplication, offering solutions that are cost-effective, increase performance, reduce waste, eliminate loss and ensuring continual improvement via the audit process
  • Manage and coordinate ISO international standards related activity for the department and business unit and assigned site(s) inclusive of audit planning, scheduling, audit function, issue of corrective actions and monitor until completion
  • Conduct investigations (in accordance with procedural requirements) and document HSEQ incidents providing detailed reports
  • Conduct technical HSEQ coaching for all levels of business unit management and personnel
  • Act as technical specialist for health and safety matters and principal point of contact for the business unit and assigned site(s)
  • Provide technical support to operational managers on potential conflicts between the business unit and clients, regulatory authorities, or other interested parties
  • Measure business unit and assigned site(s) HSEQ compliance and implementation levels and provide detailed reports to senior management
  • Identify and communicate HSEQ relevant international, GCC, and Qatar laws and regulations, and provide advice on the specific requirements within the department and business unit and assigned site(s) legal register to enable compliance.
  • Provide recommendations on new subordinate hires and ensure the availability of all resources required to perform assigned tasks and activities
  • Supervise subordinate staff, assign work activities, monitor performance and review results
  • Act as a coach to subordinates, identify their training and career development, recommend training courses and follow-up on their personnel records such as timesheets, discipline, vacations, leaves and absenteeism
  • As assigned, participate in business unit and/or site(s) HSE committees
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Decision Making Authority:

  • Autonomous authority to enact a ‘stop work’ on operational activities at any point where they have a reasonable expectation that an event could occur which would result in injury, environmental effect or damage to property
  • May undertake whatever corrective action they feel reasonable at a given point in time to mitigate risk to people, environment or property

Qualifications

Education & Professional Qualification:

  • 3-year Full Time Degree in Health and Safety from a recognised institution; or
  • 3-year Full Time Degree (Associated Degree) from a recognised institution and a 2-year Full Time Graduate Diploma in Health and Safety; or
  • 3-year Full Time Degree (Associated Degree) from a recognised institution and NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety; or
  • 3-year Full Time Degree (Associated Degree) from a recognised institution and Chartered member of IOSH
  • Auditor qualification (preferred Lead Audit) for ISO accreditation framework
  • Root Cause Analysis certification is preferred
  • Training and Assessment qualification at Level 4 or higher is preferred
  • First Aid certification is preferred

Professional Experience:
– 8 – 10 years of experience of which 8 years as HSE professional in heavy industry

  • At least 5 years of experience with management accountability of HSEQ operational functions

Computer Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Office and web applications
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills

Language Skills:

  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Ability to write high-level reports of a precise nature

Market/Industry/Functional Knowledge:

  • Proven success in the implementation of an effective safety process culture in a multinational environment where perceptions of safety and risk vary considerably.

Sound knowledge of international best-practices gained from global companies that operate in high- risk, high-consequence environments governed by stringent regulatory requirements.